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Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 News Forum   06-08-2016, 07:33 PM
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Views: 952
Posted By Spacecoast
And the other issue are the bikers who travel way...

And the other issue are the bikers who travel way too fast for the traffic conditions. Go watch videos of lane splitting accidents, and see bikers going 30, 40, 50 mph faster than traffic.
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   06-08-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By Spacecoast
The only thing different between 2016 and 2015...

The only thing different between 2016 and 2015 are the colors. The "fuel" issue was an initial mapping issue, associated with the 2014 models. Suspension is the same on all years. Save $700.
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   05-31-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,005
Posted By Spacecoast
First of all, re-adjust your cable back to where...

First of all, re-adjust your cable back to where the factory had it. If you're not sure, with the motor off, put the bike in first or second gear. Attempt to push the bike either forward or...
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   04-23-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Spacecoast
Found a used seat...

Found a used seat...
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Appearance & Modifications   04-21-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,597
Posted By Spacecoast
Seat Concepts has a "GP" style seat...and...

Seat Concepts has a "GP" style seat...and different bars would make the bike riding position different. Lots of options.
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   04-21-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,131
Posted By Spacecoast
There seems to be a small community that swears...

There seems to be a small community that swears by the "hard break-in" method, but honestly I think Yamaha probably knows more about the engine than anyone else does. From what you wrote, I think...
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   04-19-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Spacecoast
I was quoted a price of just over $320 for new in...

I was quoted a price of just over $320 for new in black. I'd rather a seller contact me with a suggested price.
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   04-17-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Spacecoast
WTB...Sargent seat for FZ09

Looking for a used but in excellent shape a Sargent seat for my FZ. Please PM me...thanks
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   04-13-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,057
Posted By Spacecoast
The reconfiguration of the switch gear,...

The reconfiguration of the switch gear, specifically the horn button placement, should be in violation of law. The placement makes it impossible to use the horn in an emergency situation. I wish...
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Parts & Accessories   04-13-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,717
Posted By Spacecoast
Either get the FJ09 (instead of the FZ) or get a...

Either get the FJ09 (instead of the FZ) or get a good aftermarket seat. Sargent would be where I would look.
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Pictures   03-11-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,497
Posted By Spacecoast
A longer reach to the bars? If so, how much more?

A longer reach to the bars? If so, how much more?
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   03-11-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,300
Posted By Spacecoast
You don't want to do any adjustment down at the...

You don't want to do any adjustment down at the engine point, unless the clutch lever adjustment thumbscrew is incapable of correcting the problem. If you can feel just a tiny bit of free play in...
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Parts & Accessories   01-25-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By Spacecoast
They look like factory parts...great job.

They look like factory parts...great job.
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   01-24-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By Spacecoast
Change the oil at 600 miles.

Change the oil at 600 miles.
Forum: New Rider Welcome Section   01-20-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Spacecoast
[QUOTE=vitesse;135754], there were 50+ of us all...

[QUOTE=vitesse;135754], there were 50+ of us all seasoned riders, every kind of bike from Ducati 1099 to Harley baggers. The organiser and leader was on......a mid 90s stock KLR 650. The ride is very...
Forum: FJ-09 General Discussion   01-05-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,512
Posted By Spacecoast
You're not the first to do this..

You're not the first to do this..
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Parts & Accessories   12-29-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,030
Posted By Spacecoast
Looks very nice....but way beyond a price range I...

Looks very nice....but way beyond a price range I would be willing to spend on a system.
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   12-19-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,428
Posted By Spacecoast
You mean inexpensively...anyway, I would touch-up...

You mean inexpensively...anyway, I would touch-up the engine case and then purchase some engine case guards which will hide almost all of the damage....and perhaps see if you can straighten out the...
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Pictures   12-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,601
Posted By Spacecoast
Nice...curious, what build date is your bike...

Nice...curious, what build date is your bike (it's on the VIN sticker)?
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Pictures   12-13-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,798
Posted By Spacecoast
How very cool!!

How very cool!!
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   12-09-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,428
Posted By Spacecoast
Dropping a bike is almost always rider error. ...

Dropping a bike is almost always rider error. Dropped more than one bike myself...the OP admitted as to what happened, no need to add more hurt. Never seen such slick tires than what was on my FZ,...
Forum: New Rider Welcome Section   12-09-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By Spacecoast
My FZ-09 in yellow is number seven for me...and...

My FZ-09 in yellow is number seven for me...and it's right for me too.http://i1118.photobucket.com/albums/k618/spacecoastz/FZ09/IMG_20150612_182432.jpg
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   12-07-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,584
Posted By Spacecoast
Agree...

Agree...
Forum: FZ-09 General Discussion forum   12-06-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,428
Posted By Spacecoast
I picked up my new bike using my truck, rather...

I picked up my new bike using my truck, rather than riding it home the 50 miles thru heavy traffic. Glad I did. Even my wife commented on the slickness of the new tires as it sat in my truck. I...
Forum: Yamaha FZ-09 Appearance & Modifications   12-01-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,061
Posted By Spacecoast
So how do you like the IXIL? Any power loss? ...

So how do you like the IXIL? Any power loss? Are you riding with the baffles in or out? Did you modify the catalytic? Don't leave us hanging with just nice photo's.
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